Risk and Prevention


Breast Cancer Risk and Prevention
Introduction to the modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors that increase the risk of breast cancer, lifestyle changes and medications to reduce risk.
Genetic Counseling & Testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Mutations
Introduction to BRCA1 & BRCA2 gene mutations, how they affect breast cancer risk and genetic testing considerations.
Hormone Replacement Therapy: Making Sense of all the Hoopla
Summary of the research that changed practice regarding hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

News
USPSTF: Offer Preventive Meds to Women at Risk of Breast Cancer

Apr 17, 2013 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that women who are at increased risk of primary breast cancer consider taking preventive medications such as tamoxifen. This Recommendation Statement is based on an evidence review published in the April 16 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.



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